October weather forecast
Clearwater, FL

The skyline and cityscape of Clearwater Beach in Florida
The skyline and cityscape of Clearwater Beach in Florida

Weather in October

October, like September, in Clearwater, Florida, is another warm autumn month, with an average temperature varying between 81.5°F (27.5°C) and 72.3°F (22.4°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in September - a warm 81.5°F (27.5°C). The average low-temperature, in October, is 72.3°F (22.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in October is appraised at 85.8°F (29.9°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like pregnancy, clothing, wind, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

The least humid month is October, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 10.9 days. Throughout October, 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Clearwater, Florida, during the entire year, the rain falls for 149.9 days and collects up to 16.18" (411mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature in Clearwater is 81.1°F (27.3°C).
Note: Water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October in Clearwater is 11h and 29min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:24 am and sunset at 7:17 pm. On the last day of October, in Clearwater, sunrise is at 7:41 am and sunset at 6:47 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 7.9h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Clearwater is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Clearwater?

In October, in Clearwater, the average high-temperature is 81.5°F (27.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 72.3°F (22.4°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in October is appraised at 85.8°F (29.9°C).

What is the least humid month in Clearwater?

October is the least humid month in Clearwater, Florida, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

What is the average humidity in October in Clearwater?

The average relative humidity in October is 72%.

How many days does it rain in October in Clearwater?

In Clearwater, Florida, in October, it is raining for 10.9 days, with typically 1.02" (26mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in October in Clearwater?

In Clearwater, in October, the average water temperature is 81.1°F (27.3°C). Water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Clearwater have in October?

The average day length in October in Clearwater, Florida, is 11h and 29min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Clearwater?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 7:24 am and sunset at 7:17 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:41 am and sunset at 6:47 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Clearwater have in October?

In Clearwater, the average sunshine duration in October is 7.9h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Clearwater?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Clearwater is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Clearwater, FL

Average temperature in October - Clearwater, FL
  • Average high temperature in October: 81.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (87.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (65.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 72.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (80.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (55.9°F).

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Average pressure in October
Clearwater, FL

Average pressure in October - Clearwater, FL
  • Average pressure in October: 29.98"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.96"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Clearwater, FL

Average wind speed in October - Clearwater, FL
  • Average wind speed in October: 9.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and March (9.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.1mph).

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Average humidity in October
Clearwater, FL

Average humidity in October - Clearwater, FL
  • Average humidity in October: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

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Average rainfall in October
Clearwater, FL

Average rainfall in October - Clearwater, FL
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.02"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.07").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (0.39").

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Average rainfall days in October
Clearwater, FL

Average rainfall days in October - Clearwater, FL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 10.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (22.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.7 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Clearwater, FL

Average sea temperature in October - Clearwater, FL
  • Average sea temperature in October: 81.1°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (64°F).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Clearwater, FL

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Clearwater, FL
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 29min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 53min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 24min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Clearwater, FL

Average sunshine days in October - Clearwater, FL
  • Average sunshine days in October: 17.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (22.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (5 days).

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Average UV index in October
Clearwater, FL

Average UV index in October - Clearwater, FL
  • Average UV index in October: 6

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in October
Clearwater, FL

Average cloud cover in October - Clearwater, FL
  • Average cloud cover in October: 24

The months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 30).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 20).

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Average visibility in October
Clearwater, FL

Average visibility in October - Clearwater, FL
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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